Karina Chikitova was found emaciated but alive, after enduring freezing temperatures, with only berries to sustain her.
Smelling bad doesn't offer humans much in the way of advantages, but not so for the silverback gorilla. The giant creature is pretty savvy about the benefits of its stench, and, like its charm, it can turn the B.O. on an off like a switch.
Breathing technique may be an important survival mechanism for species such as the Eastern painted turtle and the Australian Fitzroy river turtle.
These creatures show that you don't necessarily have to be fit to survive. You just have to look as unappetizing as possible.
We've all been there. You're tired of drinking water, nothing in the fridge appeals, so you think, "how 'bout pee?" OK, no, we haven't all been there! Hardly any of us have! But if you've ever wondered, Laci has the truth about pee as a beverage.
Resourceful ants know what to do during a flood: They build a raft and stick the queen right in the middle of it. Continue reading →
The cold is insidious and dangerous. Learn a bit about how to survive in winter's worst.
The man was discovered Thursday when his boat floated onto a reef that's part of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific.
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